Average 4.13 based on 61 teacher ratings
Mary Forrestal is a Vice Principal/Mathematics teacher at Rosses Community School located in Dungloe, Kerry. When comparing Mary Forrestal's ratings to other teachers in the county of Kerry, Mary Forrestal's ratings are below the average of 4.47 stars. Additionally, the average teacher rating at Rosses Community School is 4.54 stars.
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She's really understanding and approachable

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a very very good english teacher

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Good Teacher, I got a real grip on Maths from his classes.

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nice but scary

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not sure what to say. when shes nice she can be really sound but when shes not *shivers* ooh she can be SCARY.

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he got it right in this years leaving cert everything he prepared came up.

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one of the best teachers I ever had

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Lovely woman, much respected, and feared. Deserves more respect for the impact he and Gorman have had on the school.

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great teacher. knows his stuff. good control of the class so you actually learn something like it or not.

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amazing teacher and easy to talk to. when u respect her u get it bak n if u do d work she wont give out. brilliant vice principal

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Nice guy at times and he sure does kno his stuff, but makin us do all those history summaries reli pissed me off!!!

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she ova reacts on small tings u do nw shes vice p

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At the time I thought her expections were too high but looking back she only wanted her students to achieve their full potential. An excellent teacher. Thanks Miss Costello! :-)

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just show respect n get the same bak!

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really straight foward man,great teacher only for his help i would had no hope with history or maths

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Mary 4 PRINCIPAL!!!! mighty teacher. any negative remarks are from past pupils who were nothing but wasters and under-achievers. Mary has what it takes 2 bring RCS to a much needed higher standard...

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classes tended to be very strict and boring. a personality not many students could like i felt.

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great teacher good fun esspecially after school if you no what i meen

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Tony is a brilliant teacher sure enough some people might find his class boring but sometimes history and maths are borin he got me through the leavin cert.

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this teacher is so boring and does'nt have any fun in him at all.

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most borin teacher eva thinks hes great!!!!!!!!!!!

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As she once told me in class many many years ago, "Sarcasim is the lowest form of wit"! Classic stands wit me to dis day! Good teacher bit too serious at times thou, relax woman!

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Well it's been about 7 years since he taught me history, or should i say refused to teach me an my mate at da top of da class!!! U no who we are sir???

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always has us prepared for the exams picked the topics that would be on the exam

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a good teachers for does who had high ability, weaker students were left behind and were clearly made known as weaker students.

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great teacher really helped me

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I tink he should lightn up a bit an get ove imself. bt he is a gud teacher i wudt of past maths if it wasnt 4 im..!! i do find his classes v.boaring...

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Had her1st 2 5th year brilliant teacher an inspiration.She does tend to focus on her projects(TY)tink its because she wants to give it her all. But other than that 1of the best !

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This guy read a history book in class for three years and didnot explain topics deeper which was necessary, He doesn't know his Irish history very well, he's also very ignorant

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Had her from 1st to 3rd year and think she is great. In TY now and hope to God I have her for the leaving. She is so inspiring and very fair to ALL the class! Thanks Miss!

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Good history teacher. VERY STRICT! Oh and thanks for the girls gaelic sir nice to know someone cares!!!

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Is slacking of big time this year. Never in and when she is in shes not bothered about her exam years- only TYs. Great teacher but needs to cop on to the fact the exams are in June

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only for tony!sound fella,great maths teacher nt so sure about history though.his classes were boring but at least he was a nice guy.

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is very strict and doesnt get his message across clearly.do not rate him as a teacher at all.

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Mary Forrestal is a brilliant teacher who is v.dedicated to her job. She made english a more enjoyable subject.

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very knowledgable... just never challenge her..

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Mary Forrestal is a very pleasant teacher. I feel very comfortable in her class and i think i'm her favourite. When i read out my answer she goes "oh excellent"

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has made transition year a fantastic experience for all students. well done.

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the worst to beat always gets the better of u leaves u with nothing to say. dont really c eye to eye but great teacher.

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Teaching methods similar to Mary Forrestal. Except he is not as ignorant. Made history fun.

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wow i find it really hard to concentrate in this class. Very very borin voice but he knows his stuff

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I used to hate this woman for personal reasons but now i realise what a talent she has for teaching

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has slacked very much this past year, doing too much stuff with the TY students and not concentrating on her exam years....

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definitly one of the best teachers ever she may be strict but we all respected her did my leaving in 2004.

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talent patience and teaching methods are second to none.. students were always prepared for exams. very helpful if u took interest.tanx sir

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Fab teacher....always made the subjext interestin...explained things fully! top teacher..prepared me well for the leaving cert

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She is definitly a brilliant teacher whether you are good at english or economics or not she can teach you better than any other teacher could. THANKS

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Very strict, Scarcastic and has nice socks!!! But a great teacher

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one of the best in the school explains things so well had him for 3 years only wish id done history for the leaving cert... listen to him you will do well

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Great teacher.listen to him and youll learn loads-loved his classes!

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2 strict!!!(".)

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Excellent teacher - inspired me to become a teacher

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Very clear teacher. Makes english easy and is by far my favourite teacher. Show her respect and you'll have no problem!

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Legend. Everything a teacher should be. Never favoured anyone in my eyes- always very fair. Thank you very much Ms.!

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Excellent teacher. true she focused more on the gifted in the class but she was a real inspiration for me- and I know a lot of others! A gem!

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Very effective teacher! Can be very cross when someone misbehaves but if you behave, she's great! Very effective teaching methods.

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Hard to beat

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She'd be better off teaching all students in her class rather than teaching the students who she likes. She's not there to judge but to teach!

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this is one serious lady.u mess with her..forget it.brilliant teacher and good craic 2.

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excellent teacher by far the best teacher in the school

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excellent teacher but takes too much time off.

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Rosses Community School is located in Dungloe, Kerry with an average teacher rating of 4.54 stars. When comparing Rosses Community School's teachers to other teachers in the county of Kerry, Rosses Community School's teachers are above the average of 4.47 stars. Rosses Community School ranks 1 amongst all High Schools in the county of Kerry. Learn More